GM Higher, Greater Manchester Higher, Widening participation, Social mobility, Outreach

Aiming Higher Together

Subject-specific activity 2018/2019

CURICULUM ENRICHMENT

These enrichment activities are designed to enhance students’ current learning, whilst offering an insight into university.

 

Title National Curriculum Link Area Institution name Date Year Group Contact name Contact email Phone number
RNCM Young Explorers Concert Series – Hocus Pocus Music RNCM 14/10/2018 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk
RNCM Sax Day Music RNCM 04/11/2018 Yr9-13 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk
Maths Club Maths UCEN 13/12/2018 9/10/11/12/13 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Maths Club Sport UCEN 06/12/2018 9/10/11/12/13 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Acting Out Art; Drama MMU Sept – Dec Year 9 – 11 Jess East j.east@mmu.ac.uk 0161 247 3369
Discover Forensics Drama; English University of Bolton Sept- Dec Years 9-13 Danielle Mannion d.mannion@bolton.ac.uk 01204 903 819
Discover Computer Science Science RNCM Sept-July Yr9-13 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk
Discover Engineering Computer Science RNCM Sept-July Yr9-13 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk
RNCM Young Company Maths UCEN On request 9/10/11/12/13 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Experience live music at the RNCM Musical Theatre UCEN On request 9/10/11/12/12 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Sports Coaches Music – all genres UCEN On request 9/10/11/12/13 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
GraduART Sport Wigan&Leigh On request Year 9-11 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk 7800879526
Make-up for Media Art Wigan&Leigh On request Year 9-11 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk 7800879526

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

These interactive events are geared towards highlighting the opportunities, careers and employment options higher education can bring, whilst also providing information about progression routes.

Title Sector Institution name Date Year Group Contact name Contact email Phone number
Aspire 2: Creative Arts Conference Digital and creative University of Bolton 20-21/09/2018 Year 12-13 Danielle Mannion d.mannion@bolton.ac.uk 01204 903 819
Explore STEM STEM Wigan&Leigh Friday 28th September Year 10 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk 7800879526
HE Industry Taster Week Other Wigan&Leigh w/c 8th October 2018 Year 12-13 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk 7800879526
Enterprise Challenge Day Finance and professional services (business) Wigan&Leigh Wednesday 21st November Year 10 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk 7800879526
TeenTech Technology (inc. Advanced manufacturing) University of Manchester 28/11/2018 Y9 Sophie Flieshman gmhigher@manchester.ac.uk 0161 275 5654
HE Industry Taster Week Other Wigan&Leigh w/c 10th June 2018 Year 12-13 Jennifer Cockram j.cockram@wigan-leigh.ac.uk 7800879526
Working in the Performing Arts Music, Musical Theatre, Dance and Popular Music RNCM On request Yr 11-13 Fiona Stuart fiona.stuart@rncm.ac.uk

HE SUBJECT TASTER

We aim to provide an in-depth experience into what it’s like to study a particular subject or discipline at university.

Title HE subject area(s) Institution name Date Year Group Contact name Contact email Phone number
Technology Tournament STEM University of Salford 1/11/2018 9 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
A Taste of Performing Arts Performing Arts UCEN 13/12/2018 9-13 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Criminology and Sociology – An Introduction Pre-16 Criminology and Sociology Bury College On request 9-11 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk 07918 721566
Creative and Digital Media Production Pre-16 Creative and Digital Media Production Bury College On request 9-11 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk 07918 721566
Creative and Digital Media Production Post-16 Creative and Digital Media Production Bury College On request 12-13 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk 07918 721566
 ‘Abridged’ Engineering Taster Engineering Bury College On request 9-11 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk 07918 721566
3D Asset Creation for Games Games Development Hopwood Hall On request 9-11 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk 07918 721566
3D Asset Creation for Games Games Development Hopwood Hall On request 12-13 Sam Wade Sam.Wade@burycollege.ac.uk 07918 721566
A Taste of Sport Sport UCEN On request 9-13 Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Taster Days (subject specific) Various UCEN On request 12/13 (Requests
for younger year groups
on case by case basis)
Sophie Heaton sheaton@ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk 7710854957
Explore Nursing Healthcare University of Salford on request 10-11 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
Explore English & Creative writing Humanities University of Salford on request 10-11 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
Explore Geography Geography University of Salford on request 10-11 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
Explore Law Laws University of Salford on request 10-11 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
Explore Wildlife Wildlife Conservation/Zoology University of Salford on request 10-11 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
Explore Art Art & Design University of Salford on request 10-11 Hannah Barton outreach@salford.ac.uk 44(0) 0161 295 8182
Nursing Horizons Day Healthcare University of Bolton On Request Years 10-11 Aimee Kirton a.kirton@bolton.ac.uk 1204 903 820
Nursing Horizons Day Healthcare University of Bolton On Request Years 12-13 Aimee Kirton a.kirton@bolton.ac.uk 1204 903 820
Maths Horizons- Clock and Codes Maths University of Bolton On Request Year 12-13 Danielle Mannion d.mannion@bolton.ac.uk 01204 903 819
Aspire 2 Arts Workshops Arts; Media; Drama; English University of Bolton On Request Years 12-13 Danielle Mannion d.mannion@bolton.ac.uk 01204 903 819
Aspire to Nutritional Sciences Nutritional Sciences MMU On request Year 9 – 11 Jess East j.east@mmu.ac.uk 0161 247 3369
Hydrogen Outreach Day STEM ; Geography MMU On Request Year 9 – 11 Jess East j.east@mmu.ac.uk 0161 247 3369